An inspiring podcast series co-hosted by Omar Abbosh and will.i.am
Commonly held beliefs about how to drive business growth aren’t going to cut it in today’s era of unprecedented technological and cultural upheaval. Forget things like fast following, cash cow milking and innovating on the “edge.” In each episode, you’ll hear rare insights from courageous leaders who are bravely reinventing reinvention. Omar and will.i.am break some rules and break down how to harness the winds of change to grow your core business, invest in innovation and continuously reinvent - all at the same time - so you can thrive in the digital age.
The Future of Healthcare with the late Bernard Tyson, former Chairman & CEO, Kaiser Permanente
Imagine a healthcare system that's so good, you might not need to go to the hospital. That was the vision of the late Bernard Tyson, the former chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente. Find out how the company is investing in new technologies such as AI and AR to bring healthcare right to your home, and why investing in preventative care not only creates stronger communities, it drives down costs for everyone.
Reid Hoffman: Pivoting in Silicon Valley
In a wide-ranging interview with one of Silicon Valley’s most successful entrepreneurs, Omar and Will.i.am talk to Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn, partner at Greylock, bestselling author, and host of the massively popular podcast Masters of Scale…Reid tells us about his most important pivots, both personal and professional.
Wisely Pivoting to Corner the Retail Pharmacy Market
For Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), it’s about reinventing from the inside out to thrive amid a rapidly changing retail pharmacy market. Using data to reduce the manual workload and unlock trapped value the company is building worldwide neighborhood healthcare destinations. Listen in as WBA Co-COO Alex Gourlay discusses the company’s vision and strategy with Accenture’s Omar Abbosh.
5G: Verizon's Big Pivot
The CEO of Verizon Communications on leading the charge with the 5G network, and why it isn’t just a game-changer for U.S, but for the world. Find out how he pulled it off and why he plans to dominate the market in the years to come. And if you think smart phones have changed the way we live our lives, wait until you hear how 5G will upend everything.
From Pig Iron to The Internet of Things
From pig iron to the Internet of Things, Omar and Will.i.am find out how Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of Schneider Electric, has taken one of the oldest energy companies in the world and turned it into a powerhouse of cutting edge digital innovation. Jean-Pascal describes how he took a company known for standalone products to connecting everything to everything, while barely missing a beat. And why he believes the only real job a CEO has is building the very best teams.
When Omar Met Will
Will.i.am started his career in music, an industry that demands constant reinvention. In this show, he discusses his biggest pivot yet — becoming a tech entrepreneur. Omar talks about how his research and work with top companies led him to the insights behind his bestselling book, Pivot to the Future, and how he applied those insights in his life and to Accenture itself. The two discuss the concept of the “wise pivot” and how to make calculated moves that really pay off.
Great interviews with top CEOs
I love this new series: smart, funny, and interviewing some of the world’s most powerful CEOs on what they care about most to grow their business.
I enjoyed hearing this perspective from the music business. The idea of making a pivot is transferable to any industry.